Military Pay Charts on MilitaryConnection.com contain the basic military pay scales for the updated 2006 military pay chart. They provide useful information that can be used in conjunction with our interactive salary calculators and pay rates for active and retired military.
Military Pay Charts provide information for Commissioned Officers, Warrant Officers and Enlisted Members for 2006 military pay charts. Military Basic Pay is received by all members of the military, and is the main component of a service member’s compensation.
Military budgets operate on a "fiscal year," running from October 1st to September 30th Therefore, the 2006 military fiscal year runs from October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2006. Due to the wording that Congress uses in the annual Military Appropriations Act and the Military Authorization Act, most military pay increases do not begin until the beginning of the calendar year. The next military pay increases (if any) will be effective January 1, 2007.
Please make use of the military pay charts and the basic military pay scales for the updated 2006 military pay chart. This is important information so that our active and retired service members will know their pay rates and can budget accordingly. You may also want to review our various interactive salary calculators and the military compensation calculator found under the Military Connection “Resources” dropdown on our main navigation.